Special Report

States With the Most Unsheltered Homeless People

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35. Utah
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 14.6% (420 out of 2,876)
> Overall homelessness: 2,876 (9 in every 10,000 people — 20th lowest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: 0.8%
> Change in overall homelessness 2007-2018: -4.5%
> Poverty rate: 9.0% (4th lowest)

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34. Connecticut
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 14.6% (581 out of 3,976)
> Overall homelessness: 3,976 (11 in every 10,000 people — 23rd highest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: 17.4%
> Change in overall homelessness 2007-2018: -11.3%
> Poverty rate: 10.4% (10th lowest)

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33. West Virginia
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 14.7% (183 out of 1,243)
> Overall homelessness: 1,243 (7 in every 10,000 people — 3rd lowest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: -5.0%
> Change in overall homelessness 2007-2018: -48.4%
> Poverty rate: 17.8% (4th highest)

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32. Virginia
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 15.3% (915 out of 5,975)
> Overall homelessness: 5,975 (7 in every 10,000 people — 4th lowest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: -1.5%
> Change in overall homelessness 2007-2018: -38.7%
> Poverty rate: 10.7% (12th lowest)

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31. Alaska
> Homeless individuals w/o shelter: 15.3% (309 out of 2,016)
> Overall homelessness: 2,016 (27 in every 10,000 people — 7th highest)
> Change in overall homelessness 2017-2018: 9.3%
> Change in overall homelessness 2007-2018: 22.8%
> Poverty rate: 10.9% (13th lowest)

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